African Republic was a part of French Equatorial Africa known as Ubangi-Shari-Chad.
It became a autonomous republic with in French community in 1958 and independent
in 1960. Postage stamps have been issued since 1877.
CIA Data: Location: Central Africa, north of Democratic Republic of theCongo. formerly called: Central African Empire. Independence: 13 August 1960 (from France). National holiday: National Day, 1 December (1958) (proclamation of the republic)
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Last update March 1, 2000